Two 'Russian soldiers captured' near rebel-held area, claims Ukraine
May 18 , 2015
Ukrainian government says that it has captured two Russian troops who were operating in separatist-controlled territory.
Andriy Lysenko, a spokesperson for the Ukrainian military, said that the two soldiers were taken prisoner by a volunteer battalion in Shchastya town, adding that they were being questioned.
The two were reportedly wounded during fighting.
In a video posted on Facebook by a Ukrainian MP, one of the two captured soldiers is purportedly shown introducing himself as a member of the Russian special forces.
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